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Richard Edwards, one of 200 convicts transported on the Albion, 17 May 1823
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Lancaster Quarter Sessions
17th May, 1823
21st October, 1823
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 199 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 52. Tasmanian Archives - convicts.
||This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.
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Nell Murphy on 29th June, 2016 wrote:
Richard Edwards was convicted at Lancaster 21 Oct 1822 for stealing fowls. Previous offences - 1818, imprisoned for 6mths; 1819, 6mths; 1821 imprisoned for 12mths. Hulk report - orderly.
Mother at Ledger St. Manchester - keeps a Chandley Shop. He lived with her.
Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Albion’ 1823.
Assignments in Colony.
Several notes of misconduct.
Ticket of Leave granted.
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 29th June, 2016 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 52. Tasmanian Archives - convicts. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 52), gender: